STLE 2021 Call for Presentations

75th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition
May 16 - 20, 2021
Hyatt Regency New Orleans 
New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

Please note all presenters will need to create an account on the abstract site for submissions. Abstracts may be submitted at Deadline to submit abstract is October 1, 2020.

We invite you to attend STLE’s 75th Anniversary Meeting May 16 – 20, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. Join us as we celebrate our diamond anniversary meeting with festive activities that honor our heritage and others that focus the future of tribology & lubrication engineering. While history is important, what is critical is what’s coming next.

STLE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the industry's most respected venue for technical information, professional development and networking opportunities. Each year STLE's conference showcases some 500 technical presentations, application-based case studies, best practice reports and discussion panels on technical and market trends.  Our annual trade show and popular Commercial Marketing Forum spotlight the latest products and services of interest to lubrication professionals that come from around the world, representing a full range of the industry’s most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions. Save the date for STLE 75th Anniversary Meeting.

Presentations are being sought in the following areas  -  
Individual call for papers will be uploaded as they are received
  • Biotribology
  • Commercial Marketing Forum (Purchased Time Slots Only)
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Contact Mechanics
  • Engine & Drivetrain
  • Engine & Drivetrain Session on Electric Vehicle
  • Environmentally Friendly Fluids
  • Fluid Film Bearings
  • Gears
  • Grease
  • Lubrication Fundamentals
  • Materials Tribology
  • Metalworking Fluids
  • Nanotribology
  • Nonferrous Metals
  • Power Generation
  • Rolling Element Bearings
  • Seals
  • Surface Engineering
  • Synthetics Lubricants & Hydraulics
  • 2D Materials & Superlubricity (Materials Tribology & Nanotribology Joint Session)
  • Tribochemistry (Materials Tribology & Nanotribology Joint Session )
  • Tribology of Biomaterials (Biotribology & Materials Joint Session )
  • Tribotesting
  • Wear  
  • Wind Turbine Tribology

Important Dates to Remember


  • July 15, 2020 Abstract submission site open
  • October 1, 2020 Deadline to submit an abstract for oral presentation
  • Online Registration to open November 2020
  • Hotel Reservations to open November 2020
  • March 15, 2021 Deadline to submit student posters
  • March 15, 2021 Deadline to submit abstracts for Commercial Marketing Forum